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"Whoever owns the early BTC deserves a Nobel prize in delayed gratification." Elon Musk

Time to reach $1 trillion market cap: Google: 21 years Amazon: 24 years Apple: 42 years Microsoft: 44 years Bitcoin: 12 years U.S Dollar: Ctrl+P. Bitcoin is growing at a faster pace than the internet. There will be 1 Billion users by 2025. h/t @woonomic. Important questions about Bitcoin. Why Does Bitcoin Have Value? – AIER. Jeffrey A.

Why Does Bitcoin Have Value? – AIER

Tucker – December 2, 2020 Reading Time: 11 minutes Even after eleven years experience, and a per Bitcoin price of nearly $20,000, the incredulous are still with us. I understand why. Bitcoin is not like other traditional financial assets. Why Bitcoin does not need to be a medium of exchange. Addressing Bitcoin Criticisms. In this piece, we review and respond to criticisms and misconceptions that continue to come up in our conversations.

Addressing Bitcoin Criticisms

The criticisms outlined below have been addressed many times over, but we wanted to share an updated response given the increase in attention on Bitcoin. Specifically: 7 Misconceptions about Bitcoin, and Where to Buy. Published: November 11, 2020 I initially covered Bitcoin in an article in autumn 2017, and was neutral-to-mildly-bearish for the intermediate term, and took no position.

7 Misconceptions about Bitcoin, and Where to Buy

The technology was well-conceived, but I had concerns about euphoric sentiment and market dilution. I neither claimed that it had to go lower, nor viewed it bullishly, and merely stepped aside to keep watching. However, I turned bullish on Bitcoin in April 2020 in my research service at about $6,900/BTC and went long. Why Bitcoin Now: Saifedean Ammous on Why Bitcoin is the Most Advanced Form of Money - Unchained Podcast. Debunking Bitcoin Myths for the Institutional Investment Community. More than eleven years after its creation, Bitcoin is struggling to gain widespread institutional acceptance.

Debunking Bitcoin Myths for the Institutional Investment Community

While constructive criticism is healthy, ARK believes that some influential financial research institutions are dismissing bitcoin based on stale information, incoherent arguments, and flawed analysis. Given Goldman Sachs’ recent stance on Bitcoin, ARK is revisiting the most common misperceptions weighing on its acceptance. We look forward to participating in healthy and educational debates about bitcoin and the important role we believe it deserves in well-diversified portfolios.

What's the Biggest Threat to Bitcoin in 2020? 2019 transaction volume. 2019 total cumulative value of bitcoin transaction fees. Charting the course of Bitcoin, 11 years and counting. Eleven years ago today, the Bitcoin white paper was published, forever changing technology, finance, and our relationship with money.

Charting the course of Bitcoin, 11 years and counting

As with other technologies, money has gone through many upgrades over the years. It’s evolved from trading seashells and metal coins to tapping apps and swiping cards, and from facilitating transactions between neighbors to connecting billions of people worldwide. However, our current financial system still has constraints that result in billions of people unable to open a bank account or access stable currencies, international transactions that can take days, and more. Bitcoin is the latest breakthrough in a technology that’s millennia old. And although Bitcoin was invented only 11 years ago, it’s already changed the way the world thinks about money. Stop Calling Bitcoin Deflationary. - The Bitcoin Times - Medium. Differents visions of Bitcoin. By Hasufly and Nic Carter Do I contradict myself?

Differents visions of Bitcoin

Very well then, I contradict myselfI am large,I contain multitudes. Best essays on Bitcoin. Inspiring ways in which you can explain Bitcoin. Bitcoin cannot discriminate. Explain Bitcoin to my mother? [aantonop] Bitcoin. It may fail but we now know how to do it. It may fail but we now know how to do it Foreword to the book by Saifedean Ammous Let us follow the logic of things from the beginning.

Bitcoin. It may fail but we now know how to do it.

Or, rather, from the end: modern times. We are, as I am writing these lines, witnessing a complete riot against some class of experts, in domains that are too difficult for us to understand, such as macroeconomic reality, and in which not only the expert is not an expert, but he doesn’t know it. The Bullish Case for Bitcoin. With the price of a bitcoin surging to new highs in 2017, the bullish case for investors might seem so obvious it does not need stating.

The Bullish Case for Bitcoin

Alternatively it may seem foolish to invest in a digital asset that isn’t backed by any commodity or government and whose price rise has prompted some to compare it to the tulip mania or the dot-com bubble. Neither is true; the bullish case for Bitcoin is compelling but far from obvious. The monetary evolution of Bitcoin. 5 Bitcoin lessons for every investor. Bitcoin’s rise from there is similar to any FANG-y stock story.

5 Bitcoin lessons for every investor

Global adoption of new technologies led to Facebook’s dominance in social, Google’s in search, and Apple’s in hardware/software. What is different with bitcoin is that it has no CEO, no board, and no proprietary physical assets. 57 ways to gain bitcoins. The Richest People In Cryptocurrency. Don’t believe in Bitcoin? Here are 5 ways to short it.

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Digital Cash. Privacy. Bitcoin’s Energy Usage. Future Prospects. How to encourage adoption [aantonop] Does the price matter for adoption? [aantonop] Books. Podcasts. Resources. Bitcoin. Bitcoin's path to adoption. Idea of Central Banks Buying Bitcoin is 'Far-Fetched' Saifedean Ammous, economics professor and author of The Bitcoin Standard, spoke with Bitcoinist in an exclusive interview.

Idea of Central Banks Buying Bitcoin is 'Far-Fetched'

He explains why he is encouraging people to ‘pirate’ his book and why he believes central banks want nothing to do with a hard money like bitcoin. Bitcoinist: You book The Bitcoin Standard was released last spring. How was it received compared to your expectations? Saifedean Ammous: The reception has exceeded my expectations.

Bitcoin is a Demographic Mega-Trend: Data Analysis. Bitcoin is a Demographic Mega-Trend: Data Analysis – Blockchain Capital Blog. What follows is data and analysis from a survey of American adults regarding general sentiment toward Bitcoin — the survey was conducted online by The Harris Poll, on behalf of Blockchain Capital, from April 23–25, 2019 among 2,029 American adults. The survey was an augmented version of one we ran in October 2017 (we added a few questions). Methodology can be found at the bottom of this post. A Human Rights Activist’s Response to Bitcoin Critics.

Foreign Policy recently published the latest mainstream media attack on Bitcoin from the London-based author and journalist David Gerard. Gerard’s “Forget Bitcoin, Try your Mattress” is the newest in a long line of Bitcoin criticism published everywhere from the Financial Times to The Washington Post. This time, Bitcoin is part of a system “plagued by hacks, fraud, and social engineering.” Doesn’t sound very appealing, does it? Why, might you ask, would a human rights activist like me be interested in something so universally derided by experts and the world establishment?